Health and wellbeing reports covering relevant topics, produced outside of the formal JSNA process by Bristol City Council and our partners.
Overarching health reports
Our Future Health presents an overview of key health and wellbeing issues for the population of Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. It identifies key opportunities for local interventions across all stages of life to reduce ill health and reduce health inequalities.
This report presents a summary of key demographic and health indicators for Bristol. It presents some opportunity points for intervention to prevent, protect and grow health and in particular, to reduce inequality.
The Case for Change describes the local context, the changing health and care needs, and the key health and wellbeing challenges facing the BNSSG health and social care system.
This report aims to estimate the impact of the cost of living crisis on Bristol by collating available data and research. It identifies those who will be most impacted in Bristol by geography and demographic group and explores the health impacts of poverty.
This year's annual report focusses on being more active, highlighting the physical and mental health benefits from physical activity and removing the barriers to make physical activity possible.
A Picture of Health? draws on a growing body of research evidence about the key factors which contribute to men's health and wellbeing outcomes. It underlines important aspects of men's health related behaviour.
The Health Protection reports provide an annual update on topics including:
- screening and immunisations
- infectious diseases
- environmental health
- emergency planning
- asylum seeker and refugee health
The health protection function in Bristol is delivered through partnerships in Bristol City Council departments and externally.
Social care and health
We aim to use market position statements to work with providers and other partners to make sure the right services are in place.
The Adult Social Care Strategic Plan 2016 to 2020 shows how we'll approach adult social care over the next four years.
This four year strategy covers all services for children, young people and families across the whole of Bristol.
Healthwatch Go to https://healthwatchbristol.co.uk/about-us/ (opens new window) is the official framework through which local people can have their say about health and social care services.
Healthwatch have published a very useful policy briefing on pdf Working with your local JSNA (218 KB) . This guide explains how Healthwatch can engage effectively with their Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.
All the Healthwatch reports are accessible through the Healthwatch Bristol reports page.
Recent examples include:
- Caring for someone with dementia Go to https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.healthwatchbristol.co.uk/report/2021-07-23/report-caring-someone-dementia__;!!KUxdu5-bBfnh!47mMVIkPhaCiwEUGao8s2kpCT55jLdxInVbACbvqGXfakqdNMG5w51Emg1AVu8_a6-_O0TR2I7HnWr94_hK0I6fUWm-tWHiOkfo$ (opens new window)
- Hospital discharge to ongoing care Go to https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.healthwatchbristol.co.uk/report/2022-05-25/report-hospital-discharge-ongoing-care__;!!KUxdu5-bBfnh!47mMVIkPhaCiwEUGao8s2kpCT55jLdxInVbACbvqGXfakqdNMG5w51Emg1AVu8_a6-_O0TR2I7HnWr94_hK0I6fUWm-t9T2RZIg$ (opens new window)
- Dignity in hospital care Go to https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.healthwatchbristol.co.uk/report/2022-07-05/report-dignity-hospital-care__;!!KUxdu5-bBfnh!47mMVIkPhaCiwEUGao8s2kpCT55jLdxInVbACbvqGXfakqdNMG5w51Emg1AVu8_a6-_O0TR2I7HnWr94_hK0I6fUWm-tH-VmgNA$ (opens new window)
- Healthwatch Bristol Annual Report 2021-2022 Go to https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.healthwatchbristol.co.uk/report/2022-06-29/annual-report-20212022__;!!KUxdu5-bBfnh!47mMVIkPhaCiwEUGao8s2kpCT55jLdxInVbACbvqGXfakqdNMG5w51Emg1AVu8_a6-_O0TR2I7HnWr94_hK0I6fUWm-tlilZBy4$ (opens new window)
Academic research and reports
Bristol Health Partners is addressing the major public health imperatives and disease areas in the city.
PolicyBristol brings together policy-relevant work from across the University to make it more accessible.
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